EnCana appoints senior executive vice-president, chief operating officer

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Dec. 18 -- Randall K. Eresman has been appointed senior executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Calgary-based EnCana Corp.

In his new position, Eresman will oversee EnCana's global oil and gas exploration and production activities.

Eresman joined EnCana predecessor company Alberta Energy Co. Ltd. (AEC) in 1980, where he played key roles in oil and gas E&P and the development of AEC's gas storage facility. In 1996, he was appointed vice-president of AEC Oil & Gas and in 1999, was appointed president, AEC Oil & Gas Partnership.

Since the creation of EnCana through the merger of Canadian independents PanCanadian Energy Corp. and AEC earlier this year (OGJ, Feb. 4, 2002, p. 35), Eresman has held the position of executive vice-president, onshore North America division.

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